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The American Folk Art Museum is the leading institution devoted to presenting self-taught art across time and place. The museum preserves, conserves, and interprets a comprehensive collection of artworks from four centuries and nearly every continent.

 

 

Image: Woman in Pink (detail), attributed to John Usher Parsons (possibly 1813–1851), Maine, c. 1835–1840, oil on canvas, 26 x 21 1/2″, American Folk Art Museum, gift of Joan and Victor Johnson, 1999.13.1. Photo by John Parnell. 

 

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Artist unidentified

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Henry Darger (1892–1973)

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Diamond in the Square Quilt
Artist unidentified